Vienna Prater Park Opens for Business


This weekend was the official start for the opening of the funfair and amusement Park section of the Prater park, known as the Wurstelprater. It includes 250 attractions which are accessed from the controversial Riesenradplatz that had been originally criticised because of cost – but feedback since its opening has been entirely positive from the […]

Waxwork Jolie lands in Vienna


Travellers hardly believed their eyes when they spotted Angelina Jolie at Vienna International Airport (VIA) this morning (Thurs) – but soon realised that the creature was just the a wax work model of the actress.The Hollywood superstar will be one of 65 celebrities portrayed at the Viennese Madame Tussauds Museum which will open next spring.Jolie’s […]

Freak theme park accident puts three in clinic

General News

Three people were injured when a rollercoaster crashed against a crane in Vienna yesterday evening (Thurs).Two young women from Slovakia were sitting in the high-speed “Volare” wagon as it steered into the crane’s hoist which was set close to the rails of the attraction.Macedonian painter Arben S., 21, sustained a serious head injuries when he […]